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Burd Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Bird. Jewish (from Poland and Ukraine): nickname for a man with a notable beard, from a southern Yiddish pronunciation of Yiddish bord ‘beard’

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Bard, Burt, Bord, Bird, Bury, Burr, Byrd, Burdo, Hurd, Burg

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Burd Family Origin

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Burd Family Occupations

What did your Burd ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Burd family was Son. Farmer, Going To School and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Burd. The most common Burd occupation in Canada was Farmer. 46% of Burd's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    46%
  • Going To School

    15%
  • Laborer

    15%
  • Son

    15%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Burd ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Burd Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Burd. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Burd census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Burd. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Burd. For the veterans among your Burd ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Burd Life Expectancy

What is the average Burd lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Burd life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Burd in 1944 was 63, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Burd

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Burd ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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